MEET THE TEAM
We are a team of professional and friendly people with a commitment to helping you achieve your financial goals no matter how big or small.
The Partners at Cheesman Applegarth and Partners have honed their accounting expertise over many years and have worked with individuals, families and business of just about any type you could think of. They have a diverse set of complementary skills allowing them to provide expert business advisory, financial planning, insurance, superannuation, taxation and accounting services.
B.Bus., FCPA, J.P(Qual)
Doug has been a partner of Cheesman Applegarth since 1992. He specialises in accounting software and business valuation and continues to advise on matters in relation to taxation, management and business structures. Doug's professional accolades also include Councillor of Crows Nest Shire Council and President of the Council of CPA Australia - Toowoomba Branch.
Doug holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Southern Queensland and is a Certified Practising Accountant with Fellow status.
BFA, MTax, CA, CPA, CTA
David joined the Cheesman Applegarth family in 2013 as a partner. David specialises in taxation, business management and self-managed superannuation administration, attained from his wide variety of industry experience as an accountant for over 25 years.
David, a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor holds a Masters in Taxation from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Financial Administration from the University of New England.
With a regional upbringing having grown up on a grazing property, our clients can rest assured that David understands your primary and agricultural needs.
B.Bus., M.Tax, FCPA (Tax)
Kaye received her partnership with Cheesman Applegarth in 2009. Kaye has interest in capital gains tax and primary production. She boasts a Master of Taxation from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Business from the University of Southern Queensland and was a University lecturer for 12 years in taxation. During this time, she was well published in academic and industry literature and a highly valued conference presenter.
Kaye is a Certified Practising Accountant with tax specialist designation and Fellow status.
B.Comm (Acc & Fin), Dip. Fin Plan, FCPA
Jodi became a partner with Cheesman Applegarth in 2018, and is passionate about working with her clients as a member of their team. She is always striving to be proactive in offering solutions for her clients to optimise outcomes, build and improve their business, and create wealth. Jodi specialises in catering to rural clients, and her background growing up on a property near Chinchilla gives her a practical understanding of the challenges people in the rural sector face.
Jodi holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Diploma of Financial Planning, and is a Certified Practicing Accountant with Fellow status. With a love of adventure, when not at work Jodi can often be found somewhere in the outdoors hiking, or scuba diving in some exotic remote location.
Cheesman Applegarth associates are an integral component of our firm, being highly qualified specialists in their fields. They make possible the high calibre of professional service and support our clients have come to expect. We are proud to boast their expertise and customer service attitudes as important elements of our firm.
Carolyn has been part of the Cheesman Applegarth family for many years and is considered a expert in taxation and small business. Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Business from Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education (now USQ) and is a Fellow of CPA Australia, where she has been a member for 35 years.
Joining Cheesman Applegarth in 1980, Paul has a broad range of experience across many areas of business taxation. He holds a Bachelor of Business from the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education (now USQ) and is a Certified Practicing Accountant with Fellow status.
B.Bus., FCPA, C.Dec
Having been with the Cheesman Applegrath team for over ten years, Peter has worked in public accounting specialising in taxation and small business advice. Peter is a Fellow of CPA Australia where he has been a member for over 30 years.